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Category Archives: Blog III

Lean Innovation: What Manufacturers Can Learn From the Tech Sector’s Appropriation of Lean Thinking

April 30, 2020 By: Brian Lagas When most people think of lean processes, the prevailing attitude is that the goal is to optimize things in a step-by-step approach. The result that companies using lean methods can look forward to is incremental […]

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When Business is Slow

April 21, 2020 By: Celia Paulsen Nobody likes business to be slow. If you’re in a fast-paced world like manufacturing, seeing your machines or employees idle can drive a person insane. If you’re used to your production line working to capacity […]

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Evaluating Food Processing Plant Water Use Leads to Increased ROI

April 8, 2020 By: Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership JTM is a multi-million dollar, multi-faceted food processing company that was founded in 1960 as a butcher shop named Maas Brothers.  In 1980, the company was renamed to JTM Food Group to reflect the […]

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The Women of U.S. Manufacturing

March 8, 2020 By: Nicole Ausherman International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women — while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender equality. To recognize this year’s campaign of Each […]

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Golden Artist Colors Uses its Creativity to Improve its Business

March 26, 2020 By: New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership Golden Artist Colors, Inc., or simply GOLDEN, founded in 1980 and based in New Berlin, New York, manufactures paints for the art materials market. The company produces a line of acrylic colors […]

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Telework Security Basics

March 19, 2020 By: Jeff Greene Your employer has unexpectedly directed you to telework—and you are feeling overwhelmed. With many changes happening at once, telework security could be an afterthought or completely overlooked. This could put you and your organization at […]

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COVID-19 Federal Request for Assistance

Dear Colleagues, As you are no doubt aware, COVID-19 presents many difficult challenges to organizations and individuals.  The good news is that by working together we can meet these challenges head on, do what needs to be done, and move […]

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Coronavirus:  How Manufacturers Can Prepare & Plan for COVID-19

Posted by Lori Amerman on Mar 3, 2020 8:00:24 AM The Coronavirus continues to make its way across the globe.  As many of us are trying to keep an eye on the impact,  it is a good time to think through potential […]

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Coronavirus:  How Manufacturers Can Prepare & Plan for COVID-19

Posted by Lori Amerman on Mar 3, 2020 8:00:24 AM The Coronavirus continues to make its way across the globe.  As many of us are trying to keep an eye on the impact,  it is a good time to think through potential […]

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Advanced Robotics Case Study: Supply Chain Insourcing Using Cobots

A case study featuring Boyce Technologies.   For more information on how your company can benefit from automation, contact Jim Sullivan. Get to know Jim Sullivan, Director of Business Development “The mission and the talent at the WMEP are at the […]

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